Tag Archives: ATOS

Fit-To-Work Benefits Test ‘Unfit For Purpose’

More than 150,000 people have raised serious concerns about fit-for-work tests administered by a private healthcare company on behalf of the Government. Figures obtained exclusively by Sky News show the charity Citizens Advice has been inundated by huge numbers of … Continue reading

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Judges find DWP ‘fitness for work’ test breaches the Equality Act and is illegal

Originally posted on Vox Political:
Despair: It’s what many people who have mental illness feel when faced with the DWP’s Work Capability Assessment regime. Now there is a light at the end of the tunnel. A judicial review has ruled…

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Charley says

Charley says…“Don’t Talk To Strangers Bearing Lucrative Government Contracts”

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Your Money or your Life (or, Who Gives Atos?)

High Court rules Work Capability Assessment arguably unlawful. Judicial Review of Work Capability Assessment Granted. Tonight, Monday 30th July, both Channel 4’s Dispatches and BBC’s Panorama explore the controversial methods used in assessing the most vulnerable sick and disabled people’s … Continue reading

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e-petition – Stop Unfair Re-assessments For Disabled People

Petition text reads… Responsible department: Department for Work and Pensions “Stop the unfair and cruel re-assessments via ATOS for disabled people currently on Incapacity Benefit. ESA is a flawed benefit, and puts terrible pressure and stress on vulnerable people, putting … Continue reading

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